Position Description: The Center for the Transformation of Schools (CTS) at UCLA serves as a thought partner and critical source of support for schools, districts and county offices of education across the country in fulfilling their mission of ensuring that all children receive the education they deserve. CTS' research and tools helps school systems, government leaders and community members reimagine the ways in which they can raise academic achievement by getting students more motivated and involved in learning, building on their strengths and the cultural resources of their families, and using education as a means to break cycles of poverty. Incumbent will provide support and coordination for the Center's ongoing research projects and assist with CTS administrative activities.
Under the direction of the Administrative Director for CTS, serve as the CTS Fund Manager for the Center's Contract & Grants, Services Agreements, and Gift funding. Primary responsibilities include financial analysis, compliance monitoring and accounting the average $300K of the Center's Contract & Grant, Service Agreements, and Gift funding sources. The CTS Fund Manager will work closely with the Faculty and Administrative Directors to develop budgets and analysis for proposals, funder inquiries, and will monitor accounts to advise when changes to funding locations should be made. The CTS Fund Manager will work closely with the GSE&IS Business Office ? Fund Managers and Human Resource staff to ensure all budgets and/or proposals are in line with University Policy.
The CTS Fund Manager will be responsible for CTS pre-Award and post-award administration of individual faculty proposals or contract & grants; proactively promote compliance with Federal regulations, University policy, and School guidelines. They will produce monthly financial reports to deliver coherent and concise financial data to Directors, Funders, Sponsors and Stakeholders. The CTS Fund Manager must accurately prepare and submit various research and public service proposals, manage all post-award functions, and closeout awards when necessary. The CTS Fund Manager will serve as the contact for all CTS fiscal-related matters in conjunction with the GSE&IS Business Office. This includes processing all payments, including travel reimbursements related to CTS staff, events and conferences via the UCLA systems; Bruin buy and Travel Express. Processing CTS invoices and reimbursements and assigning them to the correct funding sources. The CTS Fund Manager will identify and process all CTS based Transfer of Funds (TOFs) and NPEARs. They will proactively identify when direct retro (payroll transfers) actions are necessary.
This position requires the incumbent to be pro-active, organized, have an acute attention to detail and have the interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a dynamic and effective working relationship with faculty, staff, students, other campus units, funders, stakeholders and sponsors.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.